Shadow Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Shadow

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Under the ominous shadow which the second World War and its attendant circumstances have cast on the world, peace has become as essential to civilized existence as the air we breathe is to life itself.
~By Cordell Hull ~


Men are the dreams of a shadow.
~By Pindar ~


It is, then, by those shadows of the hoary Past and their fantastic silhouettes on the external screen of every religion and philosophy, that we can, by checking them as we go along, and comparing them, trace out finally the body that produced them.
~By H. P. Blavatsky ~


Maybe the preoccupation with technological progress has overshadowed our concern with human progress.
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


I am not the flag: not at all. I am but its shadow.
~By Franklin Knight Lane ~


Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery's shadow or reflection: the fact that you don't merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


Follow thy fair sun, unhappy shadow.
~By Thomas Campion ~


Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is - it is her shadow.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Without black, no color has any depth. But if you mix black with everything, suddenly there's shadow - no, not just shadow, but fullness. You've got to be willing to mix black into your palette if you want to create something that's real.
~By Amy Grant ~


Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.
~By Paulo Coelho ~


The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it leaves all the rest in shadow and unseen.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


The ordinary man casts a shadow in a way we do not quite understand. The man of genius casts light.
~By George Steiner ~


The act of writing requires a constant plunging back into the shadow of the past where time hovers ghostlike.
~By Ralph Ellison ~


Every murder turns on a bright hot light, and a lot of people... have to walk out of the shadows.
~By Albert Maltz ~


Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


Mr. Speaker, our Nation must no longer be complacent about underage drinking and its alarming consequences. We must bring this national public health crisis out of the shadow and into the bright light of a national priority.
~By Lucille Roybal Allard ~


Shadow owes its birth to light.
~By John Gay ~


Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.
~By DeWitt Clinton ~


American teachers have one indisputable advantage over foreign ones; they understand the American temperament and can judge its unevenness, its lights and its shadows.
~By John Philip Sousa ~


Propaganda must appeal to mankind's better judgment and to the necessary belief in a better future. For this belief, the valley of the shadow of death is but a war station on the road to the blessed summit.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


My children, as long as you live, the shadow of the Hiss Case will brush you. In every pair of eyes that rests on you, you will see pass, like a cloud passing behind a woods in winter, the memory of your father - dissembled in friendly eyes, lurking in unfriendly eyes.
~By Whittaker Chambers ~


Liza is in the tabloids almost as much as our mother was. She has struggled with her own ghosts and shadows.
~By Lorna Luft ~


When we see the shadow on our images, are we seeing the time 11 minutes ago on Mars? Or are we seeing the time on Mars as observed from Earth now? It's like time travel problems in science fiction. When is now; when was then?
~By Bill Nye ~


The earth together with its surrounding waters must in fact have such a shape as its shadow reveals, for it eclipses the moon with the arc of a perfect circle.
~By Nicolaus Copernicus ~


The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows.
~By Charles Maurice de Talleyrand ~


When walking through the "valley of shadows," remember, a shadow is cast by a Light.
~By Austin O'Malley ~


The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
~By Michelangelo ~


We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
~By Buddha ~


Our acts our angels are, for good or ill, our fatal shadows that walk by us still.
~By John Fletcher ~


Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting; she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain.
~By Christopher Morley ~


I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me, And what can be the use of him is more than I can see.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


I think people would actually be surprised by what we put out. Unfortunately the shadow that the original founders cast was that they were just artists that can't write books so people swept the whole of Image with that paintbrush.
~By Todd McFarlane ~


The memory of my own suffering has prevented me from ever shadowing one young soul with the superstition of the Christian religion.
~By Elizabeth Cady Stanton ~


We are involved in youth testing internationally. We want to try to prove without a shadow of a doubt the relationship between physical fitness and health, not just physical fitness and ability to perform.
~By Kenneth H. Cooper ~


Race prejudice is not only a shadow over the colored it is a shadow over all of us, and the shadow is darkest over those who feel it least and allow its evil effects to go on.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand.
~By E. M. Forster ~


The way of a man's heart will be foreshadowed by what goodness lies in him - coming from above, and from around; but a way foreshadowed is not a way made.
~By Donald G. Mitchell ~


Within two hours of where I live, you have mountains and desert as location. I like the natural elements that abstract into light, texture, shape and shadow.
~By Herb Ritts ~


Nearly 11 million undocumented immigrants currently live within our borders. That's 11 million people living in the shadows whom we know next to nothing about.
~By Steve Israel ~


Manners are like the shadows of virtues, they are the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love and respect.
~By Sydney Smith ~


Do we not all spend the greater part of our lives under the shadow of an event that has not yet come to pass?
~By Maurice Maeterlinck ~


Some men by ancestry are only the shadow of a mighty name.
~By Lucan ~


There is a shadow on every page.
~By Eugene Ormandy ~


No failure in America, whether of love or money, is ever simple; it is always a kind of betrayal, of a mass of shadowy, shared hopes.
~By Greil Marcus ~


Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
~By Carl Jung ~


Seek happiness for its own sake, and you will not find it; seek for duty, and happiness will follow as the shadow comes with the sunshine.
~By Tryon Edwards ~


Like their personal lives, women's history is fragmented, interrupted; a shadow history of human beings whose existence has been shaped by the efforts and the demands of others.
~By Elizabeth Janeway ~


I decided long ago never to walk in anyone's shadow; if I fail, or if I succeed at least I did as I believe.
~By Whitney Houston ~


Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
~By Edmund Burke ~


It's very easy to say that something is a shadow of itself, and it may be true in some senses.
~By Sydney Schanberg ~


In talking, shyness and timidity distort the very meaning of my words. I don't pretend to know anybody well. People are like shadows to me and I am like a shadow.
~By Gwen John ~


I have stood on the front lines of the health care system as a doctor, patient and concerned parent. Those experiences have served as my guideposts throughout the struggle to reform America's health care system. And it's those same experiences that tell me that fear and election hysteria should not overshadow the reality of reform.
~By Jim McDermott ~


The sound of the mandolin is a very curious sound because it's cheerful and melancholy at the same time, and I think it comes from that shadow string, the double strings.
~By Rita Dove ~


Ronald Reagan used to alarm other constituencies by speaking freely about the End Times foreshadowed in the Bible.
~By Christopher Hitchens ~


Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will, it falls opposite to the sun; short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Afflictions are but the shadows of God's wings.
~By George MacDonald ~


If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
~By Joseph Addison ~


You can make yourself feel better about yourself if you project your shadow side, if you project your own potential for evil onto someone else. By annihilating them and, therefore, your shadow, you bring yourself into some state of purity or reformation.
~By Jennifer Beals ~


Freedom to differ is not limited to things that do not matter mush. That would be a mere shadow of freedom. The test of its substance is the right to differ as to things that touch the heart of the existing order.
~By Robert Jackson ~


That the God-man died for his people, and that His death is their life, is an idea which was in some degree foreshadowed by the older mystical sacrifices.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


I see that all of us who live are nothing but images or insubstantial shadow.
~By Sophocles ~


One can live in the shadow of an idea without grasping it.
~By Elizabeth Bowen ~


To think of shadows is a serious thing.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Twice I had been stopped by these jobs, and I thought the role on Dark Shadows would go on for about three or four weeks. And then, the phenomenon began, the role caught on, the mail started to flood in.
~By Jonathan Frid ~


We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
~By Buddha ~


Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
~By Aesop ~


I see the state of all of us who live, nothing more than phantoms or a weightless shadow.
~By Sophocles ~


Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake.
~By Walter Scott ~


An easily accessible and transparent database of contract information will bring sunshine into the confusing and sometimes shadowy practice of government contracting.
~By Tom Coburn ~


I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence.
~By Thomas Hood ~


Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


It's important to know that if you are dealing with shadows.
~By Conrad Hall ~


Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man's starving!
~By O. Henry ~


Nations, like plants and human beings, grow. And if the development is thwarted they are dwarfed and overshadowed.
~By Claude McKay ~


Black people are inferior to Caucasians. Blacks constitute a totally distinct group; they overshadow the country with the germ... of evil.
~By David Wilmot ~


But it's amazing how many people think that gay men should slink off into the shadows when it comes to having friendships with children.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


These greens are so fast I have to hold my putter over the ball and hit it with the shadow.
~By Sam Snead ~


Shadow is a colour as light is, but less brilliant; light and shadow are only the relation of two tones.
~By Paul Cezanne ~


They say that shadows of deceased ghosts Do haunt the houses and the graves about, Of such whose life's lamp went untimely out, Delighting still in their forsaken hosts.
~By Joshua Sylvester ~


A people always ends by resembling its shadow.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance?
~By Frank Moore Colby ~


I'd come from the bottom of the barrel. Just Owen Hart getting out of the shadow of Bret Hart's little brother. Everyone figured, this is a joke, Owen's going to get squashed.
~By Owen Hart ~


Wherefore the mere practical architect is not able to assign sufficient reasons for the forms he adopts; and the theoretic architect also fails, grasping the shadow instead of the substance.
~By Marcus V. Pollio ~


Shadows sometimes people don't see shadows. The Chinese of course never paint them in pictures, oriental art never deals with shadow. But I noticed these shadows and I knew it meant it was sunny.
~By David Hockney ~


Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
~By Charlotte Whitton ~


There is no question but that the laws and principles which Solon laid down both foreshadowed and prepared the way for all republics of later ages, including our own.
~By Robert Welch ~


Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


There are infinite shadings of light and shadows and colors... it's an extraordinarily subtle language. Figuring out how to speak that language is a lifetime job.
~By Conrad Hall ~


Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


Negotiations are a euphemism for capitulation if the shadow of power is not cast across the bargaining table.
~By George Schultz ~


Below us the Thames grew lighter, and all around below were the shadows - the dark shadows of buildings and bridges that formed the base of this dreadful masterpiece.
~By Ernie Pyle ~


Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows.
~By Gaston Bachelard ~


My paranoia never ends, but I haven't been paranoid about being spied on my shadowy forces for some time now.
~By Jon Ronson ~


In the domain of cops and robbers, an interdiction serves to structure a black market and a shadow economy.
~By William Irwin Thompson ~


Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


Not the torturer will scare me, nor the body's final fall, nor the barrels of death's rifles, nor the shadows on the wall, nor the night when to the ground the last dim star of pain, is hurled but the blind indifference of a merciless, unfeeling world.
~By Roger Waters ~


Man is a substance clad in shadows.
~By John Sterling ~


The goal is always to make a nice tableau painting with the voice. The more color I can find, the more shadow I can find - the goal is always to make more nuance and colors.
~By Cecilia Bartoli ~

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